NAIDOC 2011 single work   short story  
Issue Details: First known date: 2011 2011
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'My Aboriginality or at least a search for my Aboriginality has occupied the last twenty-seven years of my life since first becoming reunited with my Aboriginal family as a fifteen-year-old. . . and not for the first time as I walk through a mass of people gathered to celebrate the National Aboriginal and Islander Day of Celebration (NAIDOC) at Musgrave Park in Brisbane I once again find myself reflecting deeply on the foundations of my very identity as ideas continue to change from within, around and underneath me...' (Source: Abstract)


  • Epigraph: Waalun buwarr biiba (A personal note)

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  • Appears in:
    y Southerly A Handful of Sand : Words to the Frontline vol. 71 no. 2 Ali Cobby Eckermann (editor), Lionel Fogarty (editor), 2011 Z1838126 2011 periodical issue

    'It is estimated now that nearly five thousand Aboriginal authors have been published in Australia since the cultural impact of colonisation occurred. However this seems rare or vague knowledge to the outskirts of Australian literature. It seems this contribution by Aboriginal writers is somewhat limited to access or obtain for the general public who enjoy a good read, or seek an historical view point...' (Source: Cobby Eckermann Ali, and Fogarty Lionel, Southerly Vol. 71 No. 2 2011:8-11)

    pg. 63-67
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